Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
10 March 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Robert Springborg, Kings College London
6 March 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
BIO: Robert Springborg is a non-resident Research Fellow of the Italian Institute of International Affairs, Rome, and Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. Formerly he was Professor... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Nitzan Lebovic (Lehigh)
3 March 2020 - 2:15pm
Abstract: On Zionism and Melancholia tells the story of the early Zionist settlement in Palestine from the viewpoint of failure and melancholia. An untold history of this period ignores the high rate... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Ferdinand Eibl, Kings College London
28 February 2020 - 5:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Ferdinand is Lecturer in Political Economy at King’s College London. He completed his DPhil in Politics and MPhil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Sophie Chamas (SOAS, University of London), Dr Hicham Safieddine (King’s College London) , Joumana Talhouk (University of Oxford)
27 February 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
October 17, 2019 marked the beginning of the Lebanese uprising, the largest decentralised protests in the post-war Lebanon. Thousands of people overcame sectarian and political divides and gathered... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Nadia Aghtai (Senior Lecturer in Gender and Violence, University of Bristol)
26 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, UWE and Cardiff in the UK conducted a 30 month Economic and Social Research Council-funded project to explore how 'justice' (in its wider sense) is... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Hizky Shoham (Bar-Ilan)
25 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: Are boycotts emotional outbursts or practical political tools? The proposed paper looks at the emotional aspects of the public debate that raged in Jewish Palestine in the 1930s about the... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
James Kleinfield (investigative journalist at Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit)
21 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
James Kleinfeld is an investigative journalist at Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit. In 2016, he spent five months undercover as a pro-Israel advocate for the ‘Lobby USA’ series. His latest work has... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Larissa Remennick (Bar-Ilan)
18 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: In this lecture, I reflect on the origins and present condition of the new (post-2010) Israeli diaspora in Berlin. Based on 10 months of participant observation, I map out the main sub-... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Rashid Khalidi (Columbia University director of the Middle East Institute of Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs)
14 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Bio: Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1970 and a D. Phil. from Oxford University in 1974, and has... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Hadeel Abu Hussein (Oxford)
11 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: This paper addresses the historical stages of the Palestinian Arab citizens in Israel with respect to their political formation and social experience as individuals and a collective... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Gregory Gause (Head of International Affairs Department and Professor, The Bush School of Government and Public Service)
10 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Since his father King Salman assumed the throne in 2015, his son Prince Muhammad bin Salman has been the driving force behind Saudi domestic and foreign policy, since 2017 as crown prince.... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Lex Takkenberg (Former chief of the Ethics Office at the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees) , Francesca Albanese (The Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM),Georgetown University)
7 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Book outline: The Palestinian refugee question, resulting from the events surrounding the creation of the state of Israel over seventy years ago, remains one of the largest, most protracted, and most... Read more
MEC Seminar
Peter Hill (Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
5 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Peter is a historian of the modern Middle East, specialising in the intellectual and cultural history of the nineteenth-century Arab world. He is currently Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Hilary Burrage (Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics)
5 February 2020 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Serious attention to the influence and understandings of men regarding FGM is long over-due. Men may find it convenient not to know much about the practice, and women may not welcome ‘... Read more

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